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Hunger Death
India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant on Shramik Express dies hungry

A 46-year-old migrant labourer died on a Shramik Express train on Saturday after having had nothing to eat or drink for 60 hours, a nephew who was accompanying him has alleged.Raveesh Yadav said no fo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

New hunger death, old malady

The Latehar district administration has started an inquiry into the death of a five-year-old child, the 30th alleged hunger death in Jharkhand since September 2017.The mother of Nimani Bhuiyan, a Dali...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 23.04.20

Not equaliser but revealer

In the largest slum in Kenya’s capital, people desperate to eat set off a stampede during a recent giveaway of flour and cooking oil, leaving scores injured and two people dead.In India, thousands o...
By Abdi Latif Dahir/ New York Times News Service in Nairobi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.20

Hunger death cry, finger at lockdown

A 72-year-old woman died on Thursday in a village in Ramgarh district, her son calling it a starvation death and blaming his joblessness during the lockdown for it.Deceased Upasi Devi’s son Jogan Na...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.20

‘Hunger death’ probe

Chief minister Hemant Soren has ordered a probe into reports of alleged starvation death of a 40-year-old man in Bokaro, even as the district administration attributed the death to some disease. Bhuk...
By PTI in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.20

Ration card red flag in ‘hunger’ death

The principal secretary of the food and civil supplies department, Arun Kumar Singh, who visited the home of suspected hunger-death victim Bhukhal Ghasi in Shankardih village late on Saturday, rebuked...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Bokaro


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